Jocelyn Bell Burnell wins Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Sept. 10, 2018

Jocelyn Bell Burnell a Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton from 2001-2004 has been awarded the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.  Professor Bell Burnell also established the…

Congratulations to Michael Aizenman on winning the Henri Poincare Prize
July 30, 2018

Congratulations to Michael Aizenman for his seminal contributions to quantum field theory, statistical mechanics, and disordered systems in which he pioneered innovative techniques that demonstrate the beautiful and effective interplay between physical ideas, mathematical analysis, geometric concepts, and probability theory. 


Congratulations to the 2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize recipients
July 6, 2018

2018 Gruber Cosmology Prize Congratulations to  Prof. Jo Dunkley, Prof. Bill Jones, Aurelien Fraisse, and Ben Wandelt.
Former Princeton contributors, Erminia Calabrese, Cynthia Chiang, Oliver Dore, Ken Ganga, Kevin Huffenberger, Philip Lubin, Barth Netterfield, and…

Congratulations to Bill Bialek on winning the 2018 Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics
Oct. 26, 2017

William S. Bialek
Princeton University


"for the application of general theoretical principles of physics and information theory to help understand and predict how biological systems function across a variety of scales, from molecules and cells,…

New Princeton-CUNY program to bring together physicists and biologists
Oct. 3, 2017


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $13 million to create the Center for the Physics of Biological Function, a joint endeavor between Princeton University and the City University of New York that will be headed up by Princeton biophysicists

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